On Monday night, I attended the Bulgari cocktail that took place in the boutique of Palacio de Hierro Polanco to receive the new collection created by Fabrizio Buonamassa, Bulgari’s Creative Director. The event was presented by Christian Konrad and, as special guests, the brand ambassadors, Mario Casas and David Alexander Flinn.
Fabrizio Buonamassa is an industrial designer and has been designing for Bulgari since 2001. His main source of inspiration is art. His designs are always characterized by being clean and classic and always keeps the essence of the brand, reinventing traditional designs.
The new collection for women, Serpenti Seduttori is the reinterpretation of the seduction icon of Bulgari. The design of the watch’s head is drop-shaped with a classic and elegant bracelet. In three different colors, gold, rose gold, and my favorite is the silver one.
The Octo-Finissimo is the thinnest watch in the history of watchmaking, its design is a game with very clean geometric shapes. In addition to its aesthetics, it has innovative functions such as automatic charging. I think its design is very practical and versatile, you can use it to do sports or for work, whatever you prefer.
Here are some of my favorites pieces and my look for the event.
The Belle Èpoque-era Paris was Nicolas Ghesquière inspiration for this Spring Summer 2020 collection. The importance of this era besides art and literature is the emancipation of women.
The silhouettes present flocked sleeves and round necks, short and flared trousers. It was a collection full of Art Nouveau style details, mainly in the organic figures prints full of colors such as purple, yellow and orange; Pink and white flowers on the blazer lapels and shoes with a masculine touch.
The hairstyles of some of the models such as the “Gibson Girls”, with lots of volume above the head, others with round top hats and vibrant red lips.
The bags were the perfect accessory and my favorite part of the Louis Vuitton collection. I loved the proposals of size from mini to maxi and the variety in the forms, such as the egg bag, this season they made it 3 times larger than what I used in my look for the show.
I also loved the classic luggage style bags with the monogram, although this time the proposal was super retro with a VHS cover.
My outfit was blue from head to toes, along with an incredible big feather earring, wet look for my hairstyle and blue eyeliner.
Once again the last PFW show was presented in the Louvre, in a clear environment, where it was projected in an original version Sophie’s music video “It’s Okay To Cry” in collaboration with Woodkid.
From the floors to the seats, everything made entirely of wood collected in a sustainable way, certified by the PEFC from the forests in the Landes, the main idea is to donate this wood to reuse it as part of a partnership with ArtStock. I think this is a very good change, knowing that the fashion industry is one of the most polluting, there is always a way to save the environment.
My favorite outfits.
Today is the day. The Paris Fashion Week has come to an end. Tuesday was full of surprises and Chanel was one of my favorites.
As everybody remembers, Karl Lagerfeld passed away this February and we all were expecting who would be the new Creative Director of Chanel. Virginie Viard was everything but disappointing. She manages to keep the kaiser’s essence and shows hers without hesitation.
Let me begin with the venue: you can feel Karl’s touch on it. He used to choice extravagant locations for his shows, like train stations or galleries. Today, for her third Chanel’s collection, Virginie took us to a Parisian rooftop, and everything was perfectly settled.
This collection embodies a free spirit and displays independence, being red the main protagonist. Checkered and line patterns are everywhere: on jackets and pleated skirts, on shirts and trousers and mini-shorts, the same as layers.
This time, we saw only one bag per model, something completely different to what we used to see with Karl. Other patterns that surprised me, appeared in the form of a city landscape: black, white and red drawing an urbanistic space on the dress, blending in perfect harmony with a more town-ish, homelike design.
And to close the details of the day, we saw a committed person today: Gigi Hadid, who stopped, a French YouTuber who doesn’t worth to mention her name, that tried to sneak into the catwalk. Wich seems to me totally unrespectful because everybody knows how stressful but as well passionate is to have every detail perfect for the Fashion Week shows.
Photos by Jason-lloyd Evans and Hatnim Lee.
Ralph & Russo is a brand inspired by the modern woman, who transmits a youthful and radiant vibe. Its new collection leaves no doubt about this statement.
Once again Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo made it. It is surprising to think about when they were a small couture atelier, which now has become an important fashion house recognized worldwide.
Its new collection is full of floral prints, glitz and glamour, this kind of tie-dye effects in different colors like royal blue, yellow, and pink that takes me to spring. A perfect combination for the season.
Talking about the cuts I just simply can say that I loved all of them, the baggy silhouettes and those small details that might seem insignificant, such as feathers that they put on their necks and sleeves, giving a kind touch that has become a seal of this fashion house.
The venue was painted with pink from seats to the walls and ended in a circular center with palm trees, the only green point in the whole pink paradise. The makeup was something that stands out as they marked the eyelashes under the eyelid, somehow making the models look like dolls, matching the location in which they were walking.
My look for the catwalk was a Midi dress, with tights, blue ankle boots and a striped mini bag. I left my hair loose with a headband.
My favorite outfits.
First of all, pins done a very special part on almost every look, they gave life to clothes,
it was like they have been in the party too but by their side and by the way they had
more fun than you.
It was all around Versace Blonde fragrance, the V print, fishnet skirts so you can look at the inside, a very powerful balance between gold, mango and terracota colors accented with bright fresh green. Ripped sweaters, knitted unfinished fabrics like, nods to accentuate the torso, leather, fur, chokers, golden hair clips, furry socks, animal print coats…I almost couldn’t recognize Issa Lish with all that fun going on her.
You could find almost every kind of small jewel and charm imaginable in this collection
even a small sized fragrance bottle hanging on a golden bracelet surrounded by more
The styling seems bad done and there was layering in a more sophisticated and discreet way than we usually see. The layering started at the bottom with a long sleeve shirt followed by a bowling like shirt and at the top of everything a beautiful satin or silk slip tank top. But the “bad done” styling is not a bad thing at all, on the contrary, it gave an unfinished vibe, a “im not polished yet” vibe, the one that only wild souls have.
The handbags have shrunk to the point that you almost need a magnifying glass to see
them. Small handbags aren’t only used at night. This trend comes in different styles
from crossbodies, handbags to fanny packs.
Jacquemus introduced the first 3-inch Le Sac Chiquito mini handbag during its SS18 catwalk show. People accepted it so well that he surprised us with an even smaller model for this 2019 named Mini Le Chiquito that measures only 2 inches.
Other brands such as Carolina Herrera, Chloé, Givenchy, Lanvin, Ferragamo, Dior, Brandon Maxwell, Louis Vuitton, and Alexander McQueen also became a part of this micro trend. In addition to the wide variety of designs and materials that are found in these small handbags, brands such as Hermès and Chanel have also shrunk their classic handbag designs to a mini size version where you can barely keep a lipstick inside.
These designs, not only combine fashion and functionality, but they are also a super fun and versatile accessory. They can be used in different ways such as hanging from the neck, across the body, on the wrist, or in your hand.
The models arrived at first with black and white tweed jackets that step by step they became into large mohair sweaters styled with wrinkled gloves and I ́m pretty sure that underneath there was a knife over-the-knee Balenciaga like boots from the same material as the gloves. The boots and the gloves were a beautiful and contrasting detail that completed the collection in almost every way.
One of the most remarkable looks was a bright white dress splattered with little roses on it, adjusted by the waist with a white band from the same material as the dress. This dress gave the illusion of depth as the fabric moves with the body it creates wrinkles that made the fabric look darker with every move the model make, a beautiful visual effect indeed.
This collection was a Guess Who? – ying yang game and here’s why; at first sight it all seem a little sober but If you see one by one how the models were arriving to the stage and pay attention to the styling it all make sense. Most of the collection was made around black, Prussian blue, caramel and white and almost every fabric were vynil, silk, mohair and oversized silhouettes.
The styling and colors were centered in pairs and triads as the models arrived depending on the color and textile palette with some exceptions, for example after the white dress that I described earlier, it arrived a contrasting pair but instead pearlish color boots…they were black with the same rose pattern as the white dress, why? Because this one doesn’t cover the neck, arms or cleavage, so in this case the model skin play the role of the pearl boots.
My first show I enjoyed for fashion week in Milan was Gucci and, as you all know, catwalks are an amazing event. In this opportunity, they started to get us into a gothic and mysterious mood right from the start using a paper mache mask which represented an hermaphrodite.
Alessandro created a collection which integrates gender and race where many textures are mixed such as fur, lace, and sequence. No doubt, there were a lot of details that impressed me starting with the different colors and shapes of the masks that covered the models’ faces giving them an androgynous look, the dirty washed labels exposed on the outside of the jackets and high pants gives them a more casual look, and the jewelry collaboration by Eduardo Costas that definitely caught everyone’s attention because they covered a great part of the face or ears.
It’s a collection full of color and texture. I love the oversized silhouettes and the
seventies mini skirts with that retro look and the pants and jumpsuits, too. The way he
combines masculine suit jackets and ties with mini skirts looks very promising due to
the fact that he creates unisex looks and reinvents the classic one. I love the idea of
giving the classic look a twist and making it fun!
The entire venue had black walls and ceilings covered with small intense lights that barely let us observe the garments.
Dressed in Gucci, I chose a colorful outfit using a plaid mini skirt and a loose blouse with lots of movement, a yellow jacket, and of course, high heels with orange socks.
In this post I want to talk about the Zimmermann runway that presented its fall 2019 collection in New York.
It was inspired by the mysterious story of Nancy Wake, a female spy from World War ll. She was given the nickname “White Mouse” because she was a very difficult one to catch. What’s a spy without a trench coat, right? That’s why many of the pieces are inspired on this classical garment.
That mysterious touch is in the leather baret which gives it a completely chic look, as well as the bows do. Bows everywhere! Their on the collars, on the pieces, and even on the shoes. Mini dresses and long ones along with boots up to the knee and thick belts are a trend that won’t be going anywhere anytime soon.
Zimmermman is a brand where femininity is always present with that perfect bohemian touch. There is a contrast between pretty and delicate with that eighties leather style this season. We can observe a mix in prints such as flowered, plaid, or leopard with a variety of textures and knitts.
Without a doubt, this is one of my favorite brands. Don ́t miss the next post because i will show you some of the most important trends in NYFW.
It’s all about leather. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski, the designer of the most important
house in leather articles, used the first Hermès scarf prints for this season that seem to
have a personal inspiration.
Knee-length pencil skirts with studs, long-sleeved printed silk shirts and shorts styled with high suede boots with a wide heels that shine.
What a way to work leather by giving it an effect so that it looks like a textile, besides
using the best quality materials, it also lasts for many years.
She combines calf leather and camel hair with goose feather interiors for heavy coats. The orange color and the H logo that represents the house continues to completely remain on the catwalk.
The showstopper, undoubtedly, are the bags. Some of them were big which the models
carried embracing them with both arms and others were miniature crossbodies.
We love the fact that it keeps the modern and contemporary designs. It’s the first time that these elements of simplicity are mixed with symmetrical and architectural cuts and the elegance always remains.